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We loved visiting Marysville! The Pony Express museum is priceless. The old courthouse museum had so many wonderful disp...
Melissa Shaw Jones
Irvine, CA and Frankfort, KS
Learn more about Marysville by following the links below:
Historic Courthouse & Genealogical Library
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About this Exploration:
Directions: From U.S. 36 & 77 Junction, go south 1 block (very short block) and turn east on Broadway. The Courthouse is at the end of the third block. You can't miss it!
Hours: From June through September the museum is open daily from 10-4 p.m. and the Research Library is open Monday-Friday from 10-4 p.m. From October through May the museum & research library is open Monday-Friday from 10-4 p.m.
Admission: A free-will donation is taken for your admission.
Tours: Special tours can be arranged by contacting the Historical Society.
The Marshall County Historic Courthouse was built in 1891-92 after a mysterious fire destroyed an earlier courthouse on the same site. In 1979 it became the property of the Marshall County Historical Society and now houses a museum and genealogical research library.
The red brick building has an eight-sided tower and decorative terra-cotta panels bearing the word "JUSTICE". The interior, designed to be almost fireproof, has brick ceilings, tiled floors, and slate stairways. The impressive courtroom is furnished with the original oak judge's bench, jury box and spectators' seats. The museum has 21 rooms of county history displays.
101 North 10th Street
Marysville, KS 66508